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Nordic Luveris Study

This study has been completed.
Regionshospitalet Viborg, Skive
Karolinska University Hospital
Helse Fonna
Turku Hospital
Odense University Hospital
Herlev Hospital
Holbaek Sygehus
Hvidovre University Hospital
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Rigshospitalet, Denmark Identifier:
First received: November 2, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2007
History: No changes posted
To study whether addition of human LH hormone (Luveris) during the final days of stimulation with recombinant FSH (Gonal-f) for controlled ovarian stimulation will be of benefit for patients undergoing in vitro fertilisation.

Condition Intervention Phase
In Vitro Fertilization
Drug: recombinant luteinizing hormone (Luveris)
Drug: recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (Gonal-f)
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Recombinant LH Supplementation to Recombinant FSH During the Final Days of Controlled Ovarian Stimulation for IVF: a Multicentre, Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial

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Further study details as provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Ongoing pregnancy rate per started stimulation cycle [ Time Frame: ultrasound showing ongoing pregnancy ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Ongoing pregnancy in subgroups of patients with lo0w serum LH levels [ Time Frame: ultrasound for ongoing pregnancy in subgroups ]

Enrollment: 526
Study Start Date: August 2003
Study Completion Date: November 2004
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: A,1
rFSH + rLH arm
Drug: recombinant luteinizing hormone (Luveris)
75 iu/day form cycle day 6
Other Name: Luveris
Placebo Comparator: A,2
rFSH alone
Drug: recombinant follicle stimulating hormone (Gonal-f)
rFSH 150 iu/day
Other Name: Gonal-f


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age below 40
  • Infertility treatable by IVF or ICSI
  • Regular cycles

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00553293

Anders Nyboe Andersen
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Regionshospitalet Viborg, Skive
Karolinska University Hospital
Helse Fonna
Turku Hospital
Odense University Hospital
Herlev Hospital
Holbaek Sygehus
Hvidovre University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Anders N Andersen, professor Fertility Clinic Rigshospitalet
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00553293     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KF02-035/03
Study First Received: November 2, 2007
Last Updated: November 2, 2007

Keywords provided by Rigshospitalet, Denmark:
in vitro fertilization
LH supplementation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female
Follicle Stimulating Hormone
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on April 28, 2017